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Supreme Court to rule on whether carbon tax is constitutional next week

Supreme Court to rule on whether carbon tax is constitutional next week

OTTAWA — The Supreme Court of Canada says it will issue its ruling on the fate of the national carbon tax next week. The court decision expected Thursday will determine the fate of the central pillar of the Liberal climate change plan.
Montreal police investigate after two bodies found inside cab in city's east end

Montreal police investigate after two bodies found inside cab in city's east end

Montreal police are investigating after two bodies were found inside a taxi on Friday in the city's east end. Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant says a passerby made the discovery at about 5:25 a.m. and called police.
Victims lose $2M in cryptocurrency frauds, Vancouver police warn scams more frequent

Victims lose $2M in cryptocurrency frauds, Vancouver police warn scams more frequent

VANCOUVER — Police say cryptocurrency scams cost victims in the Vancouver-area about $2 million in just one week and investigators believe the frauds are becoming more common. Vancouver police Const.
Canada's PM Trudeau pledges to hold Iran to account for shootdown of Flight 752

Canada's PM Trudeau pledges to hold Iran to account for shootdown of Flight 752

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will continue to hold Iran to account after its military shot down a passenger jet in January 2020.
Liberals eye more cash for rapid-housing program as demand outstrips available funds

Liberals eye more cash for rapid-housing program as demand outstrips available funds

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking for more money to give to housing providers to quickly build, or buy existing structures for affordable housing units, Social Development Minister Ahmed Hussen says.
Canada to ratify trade agreement with United Kingdom

Canada to ratify trade agreement with United Kingdom

OTTAWA — Canada's Minister of International Trade says the country will ratify its Trade Continuity Agreement with the United Kingdom. Mary Ng told the U.K.
Advocates call on Canadians to examine treatment of Asian Canadians

Advocates call on Canadians to examine treatment of Asian Canadians

Amy Go says she was saddened by the shootings in Atlanta that left six Asian American women dead, but as an Asian Canadian woman, she wasn't surprised.
Understanding anti-Asian racism and 'Heavy Sun' drops: In The News for March 19

Understanding anti-Asian racism and 'Heavy Sun' drops: In The News for March 19

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of March 19 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Friday, March 19, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 19, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 155,623 new vaccinations administered for a total of 3,565,023 doses given. Nationwide, 615,679 people or 1.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Friday, March 19 , 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Friday, March 19, 2021. There are 922,848 confirmed cases in Canada. <b>_ Canada: 922,848 confirmed cases (29,280 active, 870,978 resolved, 22,590 deaths).